Managing Contractor Tax Forms with Zenefits

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard.

Zenefits helps manage tax forms for contractors who are paid through Zenefits.


Updating 1099s with Historical Payments

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. Near the end of the year, Zenefits provides the option to update 1099s with any... Learn more

Form DE 542 for Independent Contractors

Form DE 542 is used to assist state and county agencies in locating parents who are delinquent in their child support obligations. Zenefits does not generate form DE 542. A... Learn more

Payee Exempt Code for Contractors

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. Payee exempt codes are used to identify different types of payees who are exemp... Learn more

Form W-9

Form W-9 is commonly used to request information from independent contractors in order to report payments to the IRS. Form W-9 is provided to the requestor (company), not the IRS. Learn more

Register as a Disregarded Entity in Zenefits

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. To register as a "disregarded entity", a single-owner LLC taxed as an S-Corp, c... Learn more

Update or View Form W-9 as a Contractor

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. Contractors can download their current Form W-9 by clicking Documents from the ... Learn more

Form 1099 in the Contractors App

The instructions below only apply to companies who use the Contractors app on their dashboard. If you use Zenefits Payroll to pay your independent contracts, see this page. Zen... Learn more

Handling 1099 Requests

Form  1099 is actually a series of documents for reporting various types of income other than salary. For payroll purposes, Form 1099  is commonly used to report amounts paid t... Learn more

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